An accounting firm is only as good as its people, and our professionals are the best you’ll find anywhere. All of our CPAs are highly trained and fully credentialed, with decades of combined experience in public accounting and private industry, and ongoing training in specialty areas and new tax law changes.


Jeff Spiegel

Founder and Principal

(925) 977-4000


Jeff Spiegel’s distinguished career as a Certified Public Accountant has included positions with Peat Marwick and Deloitte & Touche, two of the largest accounting firms in the world. He went on to establish his own firm in 1990 to better meet the needs of his clients.

Jeff’s experience covers the full range of tax, accounting, audit, and consulting services. His professional style is to maintain a high-level of visibility and interaction with his clients throughout the year to stay abreast of developments within their companies that affect their financial picture.

Throughout his career, Jeff has specialized in providing services for individuals and small businesses in a wide variety of industries including financial services, real estate, investment partnerships, professional service firms and e-commerce. Jeff has published articles on various tax topics and business practices and is a frequent speaker on various tax, accounting, and business topics.

He is actively involved in professional organizations related to specific industries such as the Mortgage Bankers Association, California Mortgage Bankers Association, and the California Mortgage Association.

Jeff is a member of the American Institute of CPAs and the California Society of CPAs. He received his BS degree from the University of Arizona and is a Certified Public Accountant in the states of California, Colorado, Connecticut, Oregon, Nevada, Texas, Washington, and Washington DC. In his spare time, Jeff likes to travel and exercise. He loves sporting events and is an avid Golden State Warrior fan – you’ll find him at almost every game. He also likes to hike and spend time with his colleagues and friends.


Henry Chavez


(925) 977-4000


Henry Chavez works with growing organizations, serving as a strategic resource for their growth and success. In a public accounting career spanning over two decades, Henry has provided assurance and business consulting services to privately held businesses in the financial services, manufacturing and distribution, technology, and non-profit sectors.

Before joining Spiegel Accountancy Corp., Henry spent 15 years at PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), where he provided assurance services as a senior manager, with international clients in banking and manufacturing and distribution. His PwC experience included several years in South America working with various European and North American multi-national firms.

Henry graduated with a B.A. from the University of California, Santa Cruz, and an MBA from the University of California, Irvine. He is a licensed California CPA and a member of the American Institute of CPAs and the California Society of CPAs. Henry also serves on committees for the California Mortgage Bankers Association, has served as a speaker for the California Mortgage Bankers Association, and provides training courses on financial accounting and reporting issues to the mortgage industry. Henry’s hobbies include cooking, reading, exercising and spending time with his family – his mother, grandmother, two sons and daughter.


Beeta Lecha


(925) 977-4000


As a Partner at Spiegel Accountancy Corp., Beeta Lecha reviews tax returns and provides strategic and tax savings guidance to our business clients. Our clients benefit from Beeta’s 13 years of public accounting experience and an unwavering commitment to excellence.

Before joining the firm, Beeta worked for Armanino, LLP, where she specialized in private lenders and catered to small-to-mid-sized businesses. She worked as an accountant in private business for 4 years before transitioning to public accounting is a testament to her dexterity and comprehensive skill set.

Beeta earned her B.S. degree in Business Management Economics from the University of California, Santa Cruz. She is a licensed California CPA and a member of the American Institute of CPAs and the California Society of CPAs. Beeta loves spending time with her daughters shopping and watching anime. She also enjoys yoga, Pilates, hiking and traveling. Beeta is also very active with the East Bay Business Network International (BNI) group and enjoys business development.


Kadidia Traore

Senior Audit Manager

(925) 977-4000


Kadidia has over 10 years of experience providing auditing and accounting services to companies in broad range of industries including the real estate, manufacturing and technology sectors. Her experience includes over 7 years at Ernst and Young and 2 years at a local public accounting firm.

As a senior audit manager with Ernst and Young, she was responsible for managing multiple engagements ranging from developmental stage companies to mid-sized private companies and large SEC registrants.

Kadidia is currently responsible for managing multiple corporate audit engagements for Spiegel Accountancy Corp. She holds a B.S. in Business Administration from the University of California, Berkeley and a M.S. in Accounting from the University of Virginia. In her free time, Kadidia likes to garden, travel and spend time with her family. She’s also a foodie who loves trying new restaurants.


Peter Lloyd

Senior Tax Manager

(925) 977-4000


In his role as Senior Tax Manager with Spiegel Accountancy Corp., Peter Lloyd specializes in Corporations, S Corps, Partnerships and the financial services sector. He began his career working as an intern for Grant Thornton is Texas, and April of 2008 he accepted a full-time position with the firm, relocating to Phoenix, AZ. In early 2011, Peter accepted a position with McGladrey LLP and later moved to its San Francisco office. Peter joined Spiegel Accountancy Corp. in the spring of 2016 and is a licensed Arizona CPA.

Peter graduated from Southern Methodist University with a B.A. Degree in Business Administration Accounting. In his spare time, he enjoys hanging out and traveling with his friends, hiking, and backpacking. He also loves spending time with his recue dog, Rigatoni. Peter is also an avid fisherman who frequents Bodega Bay, Santa Cruz and nearby lakes.


Janis Roe

Office Manager

(925) 977-4000


Janis Roe is the office manager for Spiegel Accountancy Corp. and is responsible for all day-to-day operations. Her primary responsibilities within the company cover financial management, HR management, strategic planning and communication with firm management. She provides the administrative leadership for the office, including the administration team.

Prior to joining the firm, she worked as an executive administrative assistant at ABM Industries and was the office manager for Restoration Management Company.

Janis has her B.A. in Child Development with an emphasis in Psychology from San Jose State University. She is a loyal crossfitter – regularly working out and is starting to compete. She loves spending time outdoors hiking, skiing, road biking and spending time with her family and friends traveling.